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THE OXFORD LITERARY HISTORY OF AUSTRALIA;, Bruce Bennett; Jennifer Strauss; Chris Wallace-Crabbe
1 Bruce Bennett; Jennifer Strauss; Chris Wallace-Crabbe THE OXFORD LITERARY HISTORY OF AUSTRALIA;
Melbourne Oxford University Press,H Milford 1998 0195537378 / 9780195537376 First Edition Hard Cover Fine Fine 8 Vo., 
red cloth, vii, 488 pages, in protective mylar d.j., CONTENTS: Making Literary History: An Introduction Bruce Bennett and Jennifer Strauss ; 1. White on Black/Black on Black / Adam Shoemaker; 2. The 'Settling' of English / Delys Bird; 3,Literary Culture 1851-1914: Founding a Canon / Elizabeth Perkins ;4 Literature and Melodrama / Robert Dixon; 5. National Dress or National Trousers? / Susan K. Martin ;6. Literary Culture 1914-1939: Battlers All / Jennifer Strauss ; 7. Literary Democracy and the Politics of Reputation / Richard Nile ; 8. National Myths of Manhood: Anzacs and Others / Adrian Caesar; 9. Clearing a Space for Australian Literature 1940-1965 / Patrick Buckridge; 10. Fiction in Transition / Carole Ferrier; 11. Poetry and Modernism / Chris Wallace-Crabbe ; 12. Literary Culture since Vietnam: A New Dynamic / Bruce Bennett; 13. Poetry since 1965 / Dennis Haskell ; 14. Drama since 1965 / Helen Thomson; 15. Fiction: Innovation and Ideology / Susan Lever ; 16. Tracking Black Australian Stories: Contemporary Indigenous Literature / Adam Shoemaker ; 17. Film, Television and Literature: Competing for the Nation / Graeme Turner: "The Oxford Literary History of Australia is an up-to-date reference for readers, writers, teachers, and students. The contributors - drawn from a range of backgrounds and geographical locations - rethink the landscapes of Australian literature in an engaging style and take into account contemporary theories of literature and associated art forms. All of them have demonstrated expertise in literary-historical research and a capacity to write clearly and engagingly. Their aim is to produce a highly readable and authoritative reference guide." "The Oxford Literary History of Australia tells many stories. In the opening section the initial phase in the life of language in Australia is explored through the settling-in of English and its interaction with Aboriginal languages. The last section takes up this story again by outlining the unsettling of English in the face of changing technologies, trade and immigration patterns, and institutional pressures." from the book dust jacket. 
Price: 55.00 USD
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ANGLING IN AUSTRALIA; Its History and Writings, Dunn, Bob
2 Dunn, Bob ANGLING IN AUSTRALIA; Its History and Writings
Balmain, Australia David Ell Press 1991 0908197977 / 9780908197972 First Edition Hard Cover FINE FINE 4 to., (29cm) Signed By Author
brown cloth, gilt spine,320 pages :illustrated, with over 250 illustrations in b & w and color,, 21pp blibliography, index, a work of scholarship by Dunn ,who was long time proprietor of the Antiquarian Angler bookshop. The book is signed to me with a 4 line inscription in ink dated May '92. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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AND NOW THE FIELDS ARE GREEN;: a Collection of Coal Mining Songs in Canada, Signed By Author, O'Donnell, John (Compiler / Editor)
3 O'Donnell, John (Compiler / Editor) AND NOW THE FIELDS ARE GREEN;: a Collection of Coal Mining Songs in Canada, Signed By Author
Sydney, Nova Scotia University College of Cape Breton Press 1992 0920336434 / 9780920336434 First Edition Paperbound Very Good 4 to Signed by Author
spiral bound,paper wraps, 229 pages, illustrated, index, compiled by the musical director of Cape Breton's acclaimed coal miner's choir, the Men of the Deeps.scarce 
Price: 75.00 USD
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